Welcome to San Clemente


The city center is also one of SoCal's most picturesque as the sun glimmers off the ocean. Head south off PCH and follow Avenida del Mar as it winds south through San Clemente’s retro downtown district, where antiques and vintage shops, eclectic boutiques, cafes, restaurants and bars line the main drag. Keep curving downhill toward the ocean.

Further south along the coast, at the foot of Trafalgar Street, T-Street is a popular surf break, as is Trestles Beach in San Onofre State Beach.


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$140 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ballestas Islands and Tambo Colorado from Puerto San Martín

You will be picked it up at the Paracas Port Terminal (Puerto San Martín) and transferred to Paracas city. At the pier of El Chaco, you will take a speedboat and start your two-hour journey at sea. After seeing the bay and peninsula of Paracas on the way to the Islands you will see an enigma called El Candelabro, a large geoglyph full of mystery, its origin is unknown until today, despite the passage of time and the natural conditions remain imposing in the desert geography of the area. After 15 minutes you will arrive at Ballestas islands with its beautiful landscapes and its classic white color for the guano of islands that brought so much economic abundance to Peru. The major attraction will be stolen by the sea lions as well as some species of birds and mollusks, crustaceans, algae, annelids, echinoderms and others. When returning to the port you will take your transport to start the other part of the tour to Tambo Colorado. It goes through the districts of San Andrés, Pisco, Túpac Amaru, San Clemente, Independencia and Humay, from the highway to see this Inca archaeological zone. After visiting the small museum site to locate us in time and space and know about the Inca Empire and its presence in the coastal area through models and panels, ceramics, weapons and others. Already inside the enclosure, we see the main square, the ceremonial platform or "ushnu", the housing area and the palace of the Inca. Apparently this "Tampu" was built as an administrative, religious, military and traffic control center for those who came from the Andes to the coast and vice versa. After this visit, you undertake the return to the port where your cruise awaits you.

$140 Cultural & Theme Tours

Paracas National Reserve and Tambo Colorado from Puerto San Martín

Our guide will wait for you at the port to take you to the immense desert of Paracas where we will choose the best spots for your photographs and enjoy the natural contrast. Then the other part of the tour to Tambo Colorado will begin. It goes through the districts of San Andres, Pisco, Villa Túpac Amaru, San Clemente, Independencia and Humay, from the highway to see this Inca archaeological zone. After visiting the small museum site to locate us in time and space and know about the Inca Empire and its presence in the coastal area through models and panels, ceramics, weapons and others. Already inside the enclosure we see the main square, the ceremonial platform or "ushnu", the housing area and the palace of the Inca. Apparently this "Tampu" was built as an administrative, religious, military and traffic control center for those who came from the Andes to the coast and vice versa. Finally we will return to the port to board the cruise.

$67 Transfers & Ground Transport

Airport Transfer: SNA To or From DANA POINT - OC SW2

  Enjoy this Private, Non-Stop one-way transfer from or to the John Wayne Airport (SNA) and Dana Point, CA. and surrounding cities. This Private transfer can be reserved up to ten (10) passengers.  This Private transfer can be reserved between the John Wayne Airport (SNA) and Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Niguel, Rancho Mission Viejo, and San Clemente.  Fold up wheelchairs are welcome.We made It Simple:Upon arriving at John Wayne Airport (SNA),  gather your belongings, and step outside the terminal and once ready, follow the directions on the voucher to meet your driver. Present your pre-paid voucher to the driver, and you are on your way! This private, one-way transfer can be reserved for up to ten (10) passengers.Book your Private, Non-Stop transfers  To or from John Wayne Airport (SNA) today and save.

$119 Transfers & Ground Transport

Airport Transfer: LAX To or From DANA POINT - OC SW2

 Enjoy this Private, Non-Stop one-way transfer From and To the Los Angeles Int. Airport and Dana Point, and surrounding cities. This Private transfer can be reserved up to ten (10) passengers.  This Private transfer can be reserved between the Los Angeles Int. Airport (LAX) and Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Niguel, Rancho Mission Viejo, and San Clemente.  Fold up wheelchairs are welcome.We made It Simple:Upon arriving at the Los Angeles Int. Airport (LAX),  gather your belongings, and step outside the terminal and once ready, follow the directions on the voucher to meet your driver. Present your pre-paid voucher to the driver, and you are on your way! This private, one-way transfer can be reserved for up to ten (10) passengers.Book your Private, Non-Stop transfers  To or from the Los Angeles Int. Airport (LAX) today and save.

$79 Day Trips & Excursions

South Orange County Craft Brewery Tour

Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, San Clemente, and San Juan Capistrano breweries: Bring your friends and enjoy a day sampling a variety of award-winning craft beers made by our local Orange County breweries. It's no surprise that SoCal takes pride in their boutique beer selections -with dozens of local craft breweries, a beer enthusiast culture is thriving. Best Coast Tours provides a fun and safe way to visit these world-renowned breweries and taste many of their award-winning beers. With all three different tastings included in your adult ticket price, whether it’s an evening out with friends, a bachelor/bachelorette party, or other special event, leave the driving to us, so you can relax and have a great time! And yes, children are usually allowed in the brewery restaurant if just eating food.  Only adults 21yrs and older may consume alcohol.How the day will go:Get picked up at your Orange County area hotel (or custom location).Be transported by a new high-roof dual-air conditioned extra large van with good music to match the scenery, plugs to charge your phone, big windows to see the views and take pictures from, and your fun and knowledgeable tour guide to give you history and stories for each area your seeing!Stop at a 3 different craft breweries sampling the beers and hearing the stories from the expert beer masters at each tasting room -you get all 3 of your beer flight tastings INCLUDED in the price!Take time to get pictures at some great view spots of the area and the breweries!Enjoy a comfortable ride back to your Orange County area hotel (or custom location) to finish out the evening!Included:fully narrated tour by your local knowledgeable and fun tour guide/driver3 local OC breweries for craft beer tasting3 beer flight tastingswater and snacks perfect picture spots!pick-up and drop-off from Orange County area hotels and custom locations